Category Archives for "Recipes"

November 5, 2015

Low Calorie Chicken Nachos Recipe

Low Calorie Chicken Nachos Recipe

Low Calorie Chicken Nachos Recipe

Low Calorie Chicken Nachos-We are not a big sports family, but there is one sport we do get really into, is UFC. What goes great with watching people get knocked it? Nachos! Nachos are a great meal for anyone that is watching sports. I’m not sure why, but it just fits! Nachos are normally not the best choice for someone who is trying to eat a little healthier, but thanks to this Awesome Cook This, Not That book, I can not enjoy some yummy nachos for only 330 calories! Yes, you read that correctly. And these aren’t any boring nachos, these are full of flavor, a little kick of spice, and super feeling Low Calorie Chicken Nachos! You are going to love them!Continue reading

November 1, 2015

Cranberry Orange Juice Chicken Recipe

Cranberry Orange Juice Chicken Recipe

Cranberry Orange Juice Chicken Recipe

My dear friend, Laura, shared a recipe with me years ago called ” Sweet and sour Chicken”. It calls for 1 lb of boneless, skinless chicken breasts, 1 small bottle of Catalina dressing, 1 jar of peach preserves, and 1 envelope of onion soup mix. Simply mix together, pour over chicken breasts and bake. I have experimented with this basic recipe many different ways. Using pineapple preserves and the juice and zest of 1 lime creates the refreshing flavors of the Caribbean. An Asian-inspired variation uses orange marmalade and soy sauce topped with crispy chow mein noodles or wontons.

This year I am trying to eat healthy meals that are easy to make. I do not want to spend my time in the kitchen but I want to create meals that matter. I want healthy, tasty meals, that do not require a lot of dishes. I came up with this recipe. Continue reading

October 30, 2015

Sausage & Potato Slow Cooker Supper Recipe

 

 Sausage & Potato Slow Cooker Supper

 Sausage & Potato Slow Cooker Supper Recipe

The busier life gets, the more I use my slow cooker.  I like meals that taste baked, but are actually made in the slow cooker which is a very easy method of cooking.  This casserole bakes slowly with very little moisture.  I was skeptical, at first, because this recipe didn’t call for any liquid in the slow cooker.  But, I gave it a try, and I’m so glad I did.  The edges browned beautifully giving the dish a crispy texture.  This recipe allows for substitutions, too.  Use your favorite “cream of” soup; use ground beef or turkey instead of sausage; use unpeeled or peeled potatoes; vary the cheese using Swiss or spice it up by using pepper Jack. This is our favorite  Sausage & Potato Slow Cooker Supper .Continue reading

October 27, 2015

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Easy Apple Crisp Recipe

Over the weekend my daughter and I spent some time a local farm. We went to get some pumpkins, but ended up coming home with pumpkins, fresh bread, some veggies, and some delicious red apples. Apples are one of my favorite things to cook with during the fall, and I was super excited to make a yummy dessert for my family with them. Apple Crisp is one of my easy go-to recipes for fall parties and get togethers. It doesn’t take long to make OR to bake. And it tastes like a “burst of fall in your mouth!” or so says my daughter. Would you like to learn how to make it? Let’s check it out!

Here is how to make my Easy Apple Crisp Recipe:

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October 23, 2015

Chicken with Biscuits Recipe Using Progresso Ready-to-Eat Soups

Progresso Ready-to-Eat Soups

Are you having a SOUPER day?

I think in life we get caught up in the rush of getting it done. We waste time on our phone scrolling through other people’s lives. I decided that I was going to put my phone down and create special memories with my family. You know if you read my site that I am always looking for ready to eat food options that use ingredients that I feel comfortable sharing with my family.

Progresso Ready-to-Eat Soups

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Vegetable Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe

Disclosure: I received compensation and free products from Beyond Meat to do this review but all opinions expressed here are 100% mine.

Vegetable Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe

Orzo Chicken Vegetable Soup Recipe

Last week, I accepted the Beyond Meat Future of Protein Challenge of secretly substituting a Beyond Meat product in one of our family favorite meal, you can check out the result of my challenge here and also find out more about their products. This week, I decided to make another delicious recipe using Beyond Meat product, I chose Lightly Seasoned Beyond Meat Chicken-Free Strips for my Vegetable Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe. The result is an absolutely delicious dish!

Vegetable Chicken Orzo Soup Recipe

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